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The age of consent is the same regardless of gender or sexual orientation. The Sexual Offences (Northern Ireland) Order 2008 introduced a series of laws to protect children under 16 from abuse. ... Specific laws protect children under 13, who cannot legally give their consent to any form of sexual activity.
www.fpa.org.uk/factsheets/law-on-sexThe age of consent is the same regardless of gender or sexual orientation. The Sexual Offences (Northern Ireland) Order 2008 introduced a series of laws to protect children under 16 from abuse. ... Specific laws protect children under 13, who cannot legally give their consent to any form of sexual activity.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ages_of_consent_in_EuropeThe ages of consent vary by jurisdiction across Europe. The ages of consent are
currently set ..... The age of consent was equalised in 2001 when the law was
amended, specifying .... Prior to the 1922 independence of the Irish Free State,
the law in Ireland was that of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (
see the ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/.../Age_of_consent_reform_in_the_United_KingdomIn 1275, the first age of consent was set in England, at age 12 (Westminster 1 statute). In 1875, the Offences Against the Person Act raised the age to 13 in Great Britain and Ireland, and ten years later the Criminal Law Amendment Act of 1885 raised it to 16.
www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/.../age-of-consentThe age of consent is the age that you're legally allowed to have sex. ... So if you'
re thinking about doing it, you'd better check out the laws and guidelines here first
. ... In England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales we have to be 16 or older ...
pauseplaystop.org.uk/the-law/The law is clear: having any kind of sex without getting consent is illegal and is
rape or sexual assault. The law says: 'A person consents if they agree by choice,
www.cps.gov.uk/legal/p_to_r/rape_and_sexual.../consent/The Sexual offences Act 1956 contains no statutory definition of 'consent'. ... A
boy or girl under the age of 16 cannot consent in law, (Archbold 2004, 20-152).
https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing...law/legal-definitions/However there are a number of different laws across the UK that specify age
limits in different circumstances. These include child protection; age of consent;
www.independent.co.uk/...sex/consent-rape-is-this-rape-a6718931.html3 Nov 2015 ... Despite the law that most recently defined sexual consent in England and Wales
now being over a decade old, there is still confusion among ...
www.sexualhealthkingston.co.uk/sexual-health.../sex-and-the-law/In England the age of consent to any form of sexual activity is 16 for both men
and women. The Sexual Offences Act 2003 introduced a new series of laws to ...
www.historyandpolicy.org/.../the-legacy-of-1885-girls-and-the-age-of-sexual -consent8 Sep 2015 ... The history of sexual consent law does not reveal whether the age of .... In
consequence the UK made sexual intercourse between men under ...